FOSA announced the election of five board members, as well as its officer slate for 2021, at the organization’s Annual Meeting in December. Elected were: Kent Wardley, Fotech Solutions (Chairman); Dave Cunningham, Network Integrity Systems (Vice Chairman); Paul Baird, Prysmian (Secretary); and Steven Koles, Hifi Engineering (Treasurer). Five directors were chosen for two-year terms. Reelected board members include Mark Bradley, Corning; Dave Cunningham, Network Integrity Systems; Kent Wardley, Fotech Solutions; and J.J. Williams, OptaSense. Gareth Lees of AP Sensing was elected to an inaugural board term after having served as the association’s Technology Committee Chairman. Four Directors remain through the end of 2021, completing the second of their two-year terms: Paul Baird, Prysmian Group; Deep Desai, Sensonic; Paul Dickinson, Dura-Line; Steven Koles, Hifi Engineering.
“The Fiber Optic Sensing Association and its members are committed to protecting our nation’s infrastructure with advanced, innovative technologies,” said outgoing FOSA Chairman Mike Hines of OFS. Incoming chairman Kent Wardley added, “Under Mike Hines’ strong leadership, FOSA continued to establish itself as a go-to resource for people interested in learning about fiber optic sensing as a new and better way to improve safety and add to productivity through the monitoring of vital assets.”
Fiber Optic Sensing Association elects 2021 officers and board members
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